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Federico Palacios Martínez (born 9 April 1995) is a German professional footballer of Spanish descent who plays as a striker for Jahn Regensburg.

Federico Palacios Martínez
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Palacios with 1. FC Nürnberg in 2019
Personal information
Full name Federico Palacios Martínez
Date of birth (1995-04-09) 9 April 1995 (age 24)
Place of birth Hanover, Germany
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Jahn Regensburg
Number 20
Youth career
SG Limmer
TSV Limmer
0000–2009 SC Langenhagen
2009–2013 VfL Wolfsburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2014–2018 RB Leipzig 9 (0)
2014–2017 RB Leipzig II 62 (31)
2015Rot-Weiß Erfurt (loan) 8 (0)
2018–2019 1. FC Nürnberg 27 (2)
2019– Jahn Regensburg 4 (1)
National team
2009–2010 Germany U15 3 (2)
2010–2011 Germany U16 6 (1)
2012 Germany U17 2 (0)
2013–2014 Germany U19 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 18:06, 7 October 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 21:20, 24 January 2015 (UTC)

Club careerEdit

YouthEdit

Palacios joined the youth ranks of VfL Wolfsburg in 2009. His four and a half years stay culminated in winning the Under 19 Bundesliga in 2013.[1] After a tremendous first half in the 2013–14 Under 19 Bundesliga season, scoring 29 goals in only 14 matches, Palacios attracted the attention of several clubs in Germany.

RB LeipzigEdit

In January 2014, Palacios signed a professional contract with RB Leipzig until summer 2018.[2] Leipzig had to pay a transfer fee of reportedly €600,000.[3] He made his senior debut on 25 January 2014 coming on as a substitute for Denis Thomalla in a 3. Liga match against Wacker Burghausen.

He made his Bundesliga debut for RB Leipzig on 4 February 2017 as an 80th-minute substitute for Dominik Kaiser in an away 0–1 loss to Borussia Dortmund.[4]

Rot-Weiß ErfurtEdit

On 20 January 2015, he was loaned to 3. Liga side Rot-Weiß Erfurt until the end of the 2014–15 season.[5]

1. FC NürnbergEdit

In January 2018, 1. FC Nürnberg announced the signing of Palacios for an undisclosed fee.[6]

SSV Jahn RegensburgEdit

On 2 September 2019, SSV Jahn Regensburg announced the signing of Palacios on a three-year deal.[7]

International careerEdit

Palacios played for the Germany U17 national team and Germany U19 national team each two times.[8][9]

Career statisticsEdit

As of match played on 7 October 2019[10]
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League Cup League Cup Other Total
Division Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
RB Leipzig 2013–14 3. Liga 5 0 0 0 5 0
2014–15 2. Bundesliga 2 0 1 0 3 0
2016–17 Bundesliga 2 0 0 0 2 0
2017–18 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 9 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10 0
Rot-Weiß Erfurt (loan) 2014–15 3. Liga 8 0 0 0 8 0
RB Leipzig II 2015–16 Regionalliga Nordost 28 5 28 5
2016–17 30 22 30 22
Total 58 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 58 27
Nürnberg 2017–18 2. Bundesliga 9 0 0 0 9 0
2018–19 Bundesliga 17 2 3 1 20 3
2019–20 2. Bundesliga 1 0 0 0 1 0
Total 27 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 30 3
Jahn Regensburg 2019–20 2. Bundesliga 4 1 0 0 4 1
Total 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
Career totals 106 30 4 1 0 0 0 0 110 31

HonoursEdit

VfL Wolfsburg U19

RB Leipzig

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "VfL Wolfsburg A-Jugend ist Deutscher Meister" (in German). reviersport.de. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
  2. ^ "Federico Palacios-Martínez stürmt ab sofort für die Roten Bullen!" [Federico Palacios-Martínez strikes now for the Red Bulls!] (in German). dierotenbullen.com. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 12 January 2014.
  3. ^ "Palacios-Martinez: Darum verlasse ich den VfL" [Palacios-Martinez: That's why I'm leaving the VfL] (in German). waz-online.de. 10 January 2014. Retrieved 30 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Game Report by Soccerway". Soccerway. 4 February 2017.
  5. ^ "Erfurt holt Palacios Martinez von RB Leipzig" [Erfurt signs Palacios Martinez from RB Leipzig] (in German). kicker. 20 January 2015. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  6. ^ "Fix! Palacios wechselt zum 1. FC Nürnberg". kicker Online (in German). 8 January 2018. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  7. ^ "Jahn verpflichtet Palacios" (in German). SSV Jahn Regensburg. 2 September 2019. Retrieved 2 September 2019.
  8. ^ "U 17-Junioren: Federico Palacios-Martínez" [U 17-juniors: Federico Palacios-Martínez] (in German). DFB. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  9. ^ "U 19-Junioren: Federico Palacios-Martínez" [U 19-juniors: Federico Palacios-Martínez] (in German). DFB. Retrieved 24 January 2015.
  10. ^ Federico Palacios Martínez at Soccerway. Retrieved 13 March 2018.

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